Contrasting temperatures in the US and a south moving jet stream has pushed high pressure towards the UK. According to the Daily Mirror, Sunday evening through to the beginning of next week will see gauges pushed above 1,050 hectopascals – the measurement of air pressure, beating the 1992 high go 1049.2. Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkhill explained: “It’s going to bring lots of fine settled weather and ears might pop a bit more than otherwise.
“It will be largely fine and dry.
“The high pressure has been here today, which is why it was so sunny and lovely.”
“That will stick around for the rest of the week. Sunday night into Monday is the high point when it comes to the pressure.”
Mr Burkhill continued: “Sunday will thus see good weather with blue sky and sun for much of the south.”
There more northern portions will be overcast, but no rain is forecast.
The trend will continue until around Wednesday.
Temperatures will be fairly warm for this time of the time of year with 11C (51.8F) being hit at 3pm in London, Southampton, Norwich and Cardiff.
Aberdeen and Stornaway will be colder though at 4C (39.2F)
Met Office meteorologist Simon Partridge explained: “We start of on Monday, cloudy picture across Northern Ireland and a little bit of rain across western parts of Scotland.
“That’s on and off throughout the day for England, Wales though another dry day after a very cold and frosty start.
“Plenty sunshine around with those light winds as well but temperatures always mildest where we have the wind.”
There are no weather warnings in place for the next week.